The Internet plays an important role in how people learn, communicate, do business and go about their daily lives. We advise the Australian Government about all Australians having access to high-quality, reliable and affordable Internet services.

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Internet: NBN, Online safety, consumer safeguards. Internet
We are seeking views on the draft Alternative Voice Services Trials (AVST) Guidelines.
Internet: NBN, Online safety, consumer safeguards. Internet
Sky Muster satellite customers will soon have access to more data, thanks to new enhancements designed to keep communities...
Internet: NBN, Online safety, consumer safeguards. Internet
Additional bandwidth to support network performance for Australians working at home during COVID-19.
Internet: NBN, Online safety, consumer safeguards. Internet
We are seeking community and industry feedback on the draft grant opportunity guidelines for the $53 million Regional...

Policies (Internet)

Online content regulation

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Illegal and offensive online content is regulated through the Online Content Scheme under Schedule 5 and 7 of the Broadcasting Services Act 1992 through a complaints-based mechanism. The Scheme is designed to protect consumers, particularly children, from exposure to inappropriate or harmful material....

Telecommunications in new developments

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Did you know that checking what telecommunications infrastructure is available is an important step before buying or building your new home?

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